There is a Moderate Risk (Level 4 of 5) near the Kentucky/Tennessee border. Discrete thunderstorms late this afternoon (3-7 PM CDT) could produce a few strong tornadoes and isolated large hail.
There is an Enhanced Risk (Level 3 of 5) across areas of Kentucky and southern Indiana south of the I-64 corridor and west of the I-75 corridor. A line of thunderstorms with damaging winds being the main threat but brief spin-up tornadoes within the squall line will be possible.
There is a Slight Risk (Level 2 of 5) across the rest of Kentucky and southern Indiana in areas north of I-64 and east of I-65. A line of thunderstorms with damaging winds and a few brief spin-up tornadoes will be possible.
The overall severe risk in central Kentucky and southern Indiana will run from roughly 4 PM – Midnight Eastern Time.
Gusty winds out of the SW are expected after midnight, especially in southern Indiana and north central Kentucky. Sustained winds of 25 to 30 MPH will be possible with gusts as high as 45-50 MPH at times.
NWS Louisville – 4am – Thursday, March 25